A great way to see Ohio’s north side, the city of Akron offers an eclectic mix of modern hotels and 19th-century charm perfect for quaint business trips and family vacations alike. Look forward to it all by making sure that as soon as you land at the airport you have a transfer from Akron-Canton Airport waiting to take you to your nearby hotel. Hotels in the area range from the highly-rated Hilton Garden Inn to the all-suite comfort of Embassy Suites, both of which are located along Vietnam Veterans Memorial Highway. Without any sort of subway or Light Rail system in the city, getting a ride is extra imperative to seeing Ohio’s 5th largest city in comfort. Choose between a variety of lifts to make it easy, whether it’s a shuttle service, simple taxi, or stylish limousine ride - many hotels on Vietnam Memorial Highway also offer free airport vans to the airport as well.
Whether you need a ride to John S. Knight Center from the airport for a conference or a family looking for adventures ranging from urban to quiet, you should always leave room for fun. Go modern by taking advantage of the at the avant-garde Akron Art Museum, renowned for its tall glass ceilings and contemporary works, afterward enjoying a stroll across the stately lawns of the historic Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, which offers a rare glimpse of Tudor Revival architecture across dozens of acres. Families looking for a quaint trip should also look forward to the hundreds of species resting at Akron Zoo, not to mention unmatched views of prairie life from the banks of Springfield Bog Metropark. Bring a perfect end to a perfect day by exploring Akron’s acclaimed cuisine as well, enjoying a slew of long-time landmarks like the burgers at Swensons Drive-In Restaurant or the homestyle grub served at the friendly Fred’s Diner.